Love It or List It Vancouver showcases families in B.C.’s largest metropolitan city who are struggling with homes that no longer suit their needs. Whether they’ve outgrown the home they once loved or the luster has worn off, homeowners are faced with the dilemma of whether they should love it or list it. Each episode features interior designer Jillian Harris pitted against West Coast realtor Todd Talbot as they implement their plans to battle it out for the homeowners’ allegiance.
When Holly and Chester bought his parent’s house eight years ago it was a terrific way to get into the housing market. But now with a new baby and a house that’s rooted firmly in 1970s dysfunction, Chester thinks it’s time to move on. Can Jillian convince Chester to stay by creating the open-concept, modern, functional home of Holly’s dreams? Or will Todd manage to move new mum Holly further into the suburbs by showing her a modern, new home that meets their very limited budget?
From outside, Joyce and Steven have a big, beautiful home, but inside, it’s a dysfunctional mess. With a tiny kitchen, an oversized entryway, no storage and a huge undeveloped attic, this home needs some serious layout changes. Steven is done and wants Todd to find them something smaller and more functional. Meanwhile, Joyce believes in her home, and hopes Jillian can make use of all the wasted space with a top-to-bottom redesign.
Stephanie and Darrell love their street, but settled on a less than perfect house. Can Jillian fix a strange layout to keep them on their street of dreams or will Todd find a home with more than location on its side?
Angie and Shawn are over their tiny, one shower, no storage home. Jillian must work her open-concept magic and fix the shower crisis to get them to stay, while Todd tries to win the space race with big homes and stunning acreages.
It was love at first sight when Josh and Melissa found their cozy cabin in the woods. But three years and one kid later, Melissa’s having second thoughts. Can Jillian convince Melissa to stay by transforming their 100-year-old cabin into a perfectly functional home that could accommodate more kids? Or will Todd convince Josh now is the time to trade their tiny mountain home for a larger house they’ll never outgrow?
Lisa loves her big home with a great view, but the unfinished basement is overwhelming for Chad. He wants Todd to find them a project-free home, but Lisa thinks Jill can turn their downstairs blank slate into a masterpiece.
When Kelly and Steve bought their first family home, Steve planned on living there for the rest of his life. But now the kids are growing up, wife Kelly thinks they need a bigger, better home. Can Jillian convince Kelly to stay by creating more living space with an open-concept redesign? Or will Todd help Steve overcome his deep-rooted fear of change by finding his family a new forever home?Watch Now:Amazon
Nicole and Tony have a love affair with their water view and the unique rock their house is built on — the problem is the house itself. Tired of the cramped rooms and odd layout, Tony is sure Todd can find them a fantastic house with a stunning view. Nicole can’t imagine leaving their hillside home and hopes Jillian can give them the open concept layout of their dreams.
Eleanor and Dave love everything about their backyard, from the pool and hot tub to the trees. But inside their house, it’s another story. Overwhelmed with clutter and a dysfunctional layout, Eleanor calls on Todd to find her a move-in ready house with a pool. But Dave sees the potential amongst all the chaos and hopes Jillian can bring order to their living space with a new open-concept layout.
When Gina and Jeff bought a fixer-upper in a good family neighbourhood 12 years ago, they had big plans to renovate. But more than a decade later, Gina feels it’s a money pit because all they’ve done is repairs. Can Jillian persuade Gina to stay by beautifully finishing their dysfunctional home once and for all? Or will Todd convince Jeff his family is better off buying a more modern, move-in-ready home?
After 22 years, Ted can’t imagine moving from his old family home in the mountains. But wife Barb thinks it’s time for a change now that both their grown daughters plan to live at home while attending university. Can Todd convince Ted that moving to a bigger, better house is in his family’s best interest? Or will Jillian persuade Barb to stay with a renovation that gives everyone their own space?
Una and Christian’s cute character home may look good from afar, but its closed-off layout and severe lack of space is far from good. Tired of their two growing girls fighting for space, Christian calls on Todd to find something larger and move-in-ready. Una sees opportunity amongst the chaos, and hopes Jillian can transform their home into an open-concept sanctuary.
Michele, Brent and their three grown children are fighting for space in their closed-in, dysfunctional home. With their girls constantly bickering over their small bathroom, Brent has had enough and needs Todd to find them a new home with enough space for everyone. Michele is sentimentally attached to the place where she raised her kids and hopes Jillian can transform it into the perfect home where they can create more memories.
Kim and Randy love their beautiful beach community, but have outgrown their modest bungalow. With a daughter in a wheelchair, Kim knows a more spacious home is only half the challenge, so she turns to Todd for help. But Randy isn’t ready to give up on their family home and hopes Jillian can create more space to convince his wife and two girls to stay.
Jillian has issues marrying new with old in Charmaine and Cam’s aging heritage house, while Todd finds nothing charming about the search for a lakeside character home. A big twist has Charmaine and Cam choosing the perfect fit.
Danielle loves their less than perfect family property, but Spencer wants a new home with a better layout and more room. Can Jillian make this tight space more functional to keep them at home or will Todd prove bigger is better?
When Neena and Jag bought their suburban home in the 1990s, it seemed like the perfect place to raise a young family. But now that they host regular dinners for dozens of nearby relatives, Neena is having second thoughts. Will Jillian convince Neena to love her house again with a major renovation that provides all the entertaining space they need? Or will Todd convince Jag there are happier times ahead in a more spacious family home where they can host their loved ones in style?Watch Now:Amazon
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